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From Russell E Glaue <>
Subject Re: Geronimo release cycle
Date Thu, 29 Mar 2012 20:04:39 GMT
Thanks for the clarification.

It is probably time for us to stamp the 3.0-beta branch as either 3.0-beta-2 or 
3.0 full release any way.

We have made some significant advances in 3.0-beta-2 development.


On 03/29/2012 07:41 AM, Arsen Abdrakhmanov wrote:
> Dear Team,
> Thank you very much for your attention to my request and please, let me give
> small comment regarding my previous message.
> Frankly speaking, I have meant primarily the release cycle for 2.1.x and 2.2.x
> versions of Geronimo.
> We were not using the 3.0 version of Geronimo, as there was no stable non-beta
> release for it.
> Actually, we were using the 2.2.1 version of Geronimo in our previous project.
> For the moment, I am in position to make a decision for moving to the version
> 2.1.8 for new project, as the release is much newer.
> The question was, that if the minor versions were released at least
> semi-annually, it would be very usefull for us in terms of access to bug-fixed
> versions.
> In this case, we would never discuss in our company the variants with downgrade
> to previous major version of application server.
> Regarding the 3.0 version of Geronimo, I would be glad to use it in upcoming
> projects, but if the newer minor versions of 3.0.x could be released more
> frequently.
> Hope, you got my idea.
> Sorry for inconveniences caused.
> Best regards,
> Arsen Abdrakhmanov
> 2012/3/27 Arsen Abdrakhmanov <
> <>>
>     Dear Geronimo Team,
>     Actually, I am the fan of geronimo for more than 5 years already.
>     For the moment, I am promoting the usage of Geronimo as a platform for
>     non-critical applications in our company (banking industry in KZ).
>     According to our company's internal policy, only official releases of
>     open-source software products can be used for internal applications.
>     Currently, the release cycle for Geronimo is about an year or even longer,
>     so it takes significant amount of time before we could use an updated
>     version of software with bug fixes and enhancements.
>     Taking that into account, can you give any information on your plans to
>     accelerate the release cycle for new versions of Geronimo?
>     I think, it would be very useful for the whole geronimo user community, if
>     the releases were published at least semi-anually.
>     Hope, it can also increase the popularity of Geronimo among other
>     application servers.
>     Best regards,
>     Arsen Abdrakhmanov

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